Mary Hood

HOOD, Mary Lou (Barnhart), 67, of Colliers, WV, died peacefully on Monday, July 21, at her son’s home surrounded by her family.

She was born on May 25, 1947, in Wellsburg, WV, a daughter of the late Gayle and Geraldine Marie (Hood) Barnhart.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, John Hood Sr., and a brother, Jim Hood.

Mary Lou retired from housekeeping at the Holiday Inn in Weirton, WV, and was a Christian by faith.

She is survived by three sons: John Robert (Stephanie) Hood Jr. of Vevay, Ind., Charles Edward Hood and companion Beth Hooker of Follansbee, WV, and Larry Hood and companion Jamie Bates of Colliers, WV; her companion, Floyd Hennis of Wellsburg, WV; one brother, Robert McKee of Wellsburg, WV; and six grandchildren: Jessica Lynn (Brian) Mozingo, Cory Castle, Sierra Hood, Aiden Hood, Justin Hood and Joshua Bates.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 23, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Mullenbach Funeral Home, 669 Main St., Follansbee, WV, where funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 24 at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Russell Buchanon officiating.

Interment will follow in St. John’s Cemetery in Colliers, WV.

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